Cheslie DeMaio has joined the North American sales team of Ziwi, where she will be responsible for the continued growth of the brand as territory manager in the lower Midwest region. She brings to her new role over 10 years of experience in the pet industry, including her most recent role as an account manager and national team mentor for a pet food manufacturer. She will be based in Dallas, Texas.
While studying graphic design and imaging at Appalachian State University, DeMaio worked at an animal hospital, and became aware of the connection between pet health and nutrition. After graduation, she decided to realign her career with her passion for pets and for educating their owners on the positive impact of feeding a species-appropriate diet. Ziwi says DeMaio is excited about the opportunity to represent such a unique and innovative brand and that she hopes to continue being a difference-maker in the world of pet nutrition.
Rose Casesi has also joined Ziwi as the territory manager for their Mid-Atlantic and Northeast region and will be based in Philadelphia.
After graduating from Albright College with a Bachelor’s of Science, Rose found her calling in the pet industry, where she has worked for the past nine years, beginning in pet retail. After becoming a manager and buyer for an independent pet retailer, Rose transitioned to a role as a territory manager and regional team leader for a pet food manufacturer. She is passionate about educating pet owners of the vital role that diet plays in supporting the health and longevity of their pets, and is thrilled about her move to Ziwi, a brand renowned for their integrity and commitment to excellence in pet nutrition.